Destination guide

Explore the desert setting in Benson

The desert and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Benson. This welcoming city allures visitors with its cafés and horseback riding. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Benson

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Benson a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Pedro Golf Course (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Del Lago Golf Club (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Freeman Homestead Trail (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
  • Desert Ecology Trail (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Forty Niner Country Club (25.9 mi / 41.6 km)
  • Charron Vineyards (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Benson

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Benson is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colossal Cave Mountain Park (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Tanque Verde Falls (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Cienega Creek Natural Preserve (22.1 mi / 35.5 km)
  • Kartchner Caverns State Park (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Broadway Trail (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
  • Saguaro National Park (25.1 mi / 40.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Benson

The nearest airport is in Tucson, AZ (TUS-Tucson Intl.), located 37 mi (59.5 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Benson Station.

Where to stay around Benson, AZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 19 vacation rentals near Benson. From 9 house rentals to 2 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Benson for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Benson?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Benson:

  • Catalina Foothills: 1,302 vacation rentals
  • Civano: 15 vacation rentals
  • Ventana Canyon Mountain Estates: 71 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield Sunrise East: 19 vacation rentals
  • Ventana Canyon Estates: 198 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Benson?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Benson. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kartchner Caverns State Park: 26 vacation rentals
  • Ventana Canyon Golf and Racquet Club: 1,761 vacation rentals
  • Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve: 78 vacation rentals
  • Mt Lemmon Ski Valley: 1,525 vacation rentals
  • Fort Huachuca Military Base: 50 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Benson listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Benson?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 9 Houses in Benson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Benson include:

  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Benson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Benson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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